Science, state, and spirituality: Stories of four creationists in South Korea

  title={Science, state, and spirituality: Stories of four creationists in South Korea},
  author={Hyung Wook Park and Kyuhoon Cho},
  journal={History of Science},
  pages={35 - 71}
This paper presents an analysis of the birth and growth of scientific creationism in South Korea by focusing on the lives of four major contributors. After creationism arrived in Korea in 1980 through the global campaign of leading American creationists, including Henry Morris and Duane Gish, it steadily grew in the country, reflecting its historical and social conditions, and especially its developmental state with its structured mode of managing science and appropriating religion. We argue… 
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